Terminology

Customs
It is important to become familiar with the acts, actions, and ways of behaving that are usual, expected, and traditional among the Eastern Orthodox Community as we grow spiritually as individuals and as a community.

Traditions
In the Eastern Orthodox Church there is a gift of the Holy Spirit, a living experience; which is renewed over and over through time. It is the true faith, revealed by the Holy Spirit to the true people of God.

Practices
The actual application of true beliefs in Eastern Orthodox theology.